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Grossglockner High Alpine Road

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Address: | Salzburg/Kärnten, Heiligenblut 5020 , Austria
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One of Austria's top 3 destinations amidst the Alps The Grossglockner High...

One of Austria's top 3 destinations amidst the Alps The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is like an ornament of ribbons located between green mountain pastures, colourful flower meadows, rocky rubble, ice and show. It nestles up against hills, follows the course of the natural ground and fits the mountains like a glove. Whooshing waterfalls, the shrill whistling of marmots and the howling wind in the summit regions create an unforgettable high alpine soundscape. And then, all of a sudden, he appears: his majesty, the Grossglockner, the black mountain. Join us for a journey beyond compare up high to the perpetual ice of the glacier!

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Amazing road up and down, hairpin curves, like the start of the Italian job (but steeper!) lots of places to stop and take photos.. had a snowball fight at the top.. in... read more

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Amazing road up and down, hairpin curves, like the start of the Italian job (but steeper!) lots of places to stop and take photos.. had a snowball fight at the top.. in September! Make this an entry to your bucket list!.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great views everywhere you look, a bit scary to downhill when you are up and the road is narrow. Be aware that the smoke can come and go suddenly and the weather changes fast. It can be smokey on the other side of the mountain and sunny on the other. You can find also snowy and very slippery roads in... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the time to go out of your way to visit this amazing road and journey. The museums along the way are definitely worth a visit, and if you've got the legs and ambition, the cycling looks great!

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Nice ski piste, good restaurants, nice view..fast ski lifts, Heiligenblut is a nice picturesque town.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I recommend you visit early in the morning to avoid a lot of the mid-day tourists. I rode my motorcycle and this is my favorite pass in all of Europe. The road is clean and smooth. There were still traces of snow on the sides of the road even in late June. The price of admission is higher than some... More 

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We left Salzburg and drove over this road into Heillingblut. What an amazing trip. We loved every single minute of the wildflowers, the waterfalls, the farmers on their tractors, the marmots, oh and did I mention the mountains - the stars of this amazing road. If you are in Austria - you must drive the Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

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Ramnicu Valcea, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Alpine road offers spectacular views, put to the test car, stunning scenery, road leads to the glacier Pasterze

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Rijeka, Croatia
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the best road I have ever driven my motorbike. Nature of the Grossglockner is fantastic, although entrance fee is a bit to high for my taste.

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Port Lincoln, Australia
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We would hate to have been on this road during the high season. As it was we went in late September and there were plenty of cars/bikes/buses & motorbikes. The road has incredible views and circa 40 hairpin bends which made for interesting driving. The lookout points give excellent views of mountains, valleys and glaciers. We are glad we did... More 

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best views I have ever seen. I would love to go again, and I have been there twice... the first time when I was a child, I liked to play in the snow... Last time (as a grown-up) it was all about the view.

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